Enriching lives and strengthening communities through the power of culinary education.

Jacques Pépin Foundation

Recent News

2024 JPF Memorial Grants Announced

June 27, 2024

It is our great pleasure to announce that the JPF has selected two graduates of JPF-supported culinary training programs to receive a 2024 JPF Memorial Grant of $5,000 each to continue their culinary journeys. Congratulations to the winners and their respective programs!

Announcing Our Summer 2024 Grantees

We are delighted to announce that the first round of JPF 2024 Principal Grant Funds have been awarded. We are honored to support these community-based culinary training programs and excited to see how far their graduates will go! Special thanks to the 50 JPF volunteers that were part of our Summer 2024 Grants Review Committee.

Join Jacques in the Kitchen

Jacques shares quick and easy recipes in his “Cooking at Home” series. For a more in-depth exploration of Jacques' technique, check out “Jacques Pépin: A Legacy of Technique” online culinary course.

We are all equal in the eyes of the stove.

~ Jacques Pépin

Nous sommes tous égaux dans les yeux du fourneau.

~ Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pépin

The Foundation

The Foundation was formed in June, 2016 by Jacques Pépin and his closest family to translate Jacques’ inspirational love of cooking, mastery of classic technique, and renowned teaching ability into action that benefits people disenfranchised from the workforce.

As the most trusted name in culinary education, we believe the Jacques Pépin Foundation is uniquely qualified to advance culinary training for our neediest, willing citizens.



Becoming a JPF Member is one of the best ways to support. All member levels receive access to our groundbreaking Video Recipe Book featuring hundreds of recipes from many of the most renowned chefs and mixologists. Visit our membership registration page to see all the benefits and become a member today.